Did you get the problem corrected? If you follow lives suggestion that should take care of it. If you need any help let us know, that's what we are here for. Everyone that first signs on has the same thing happen, very easy fix. Glad to see you here.
If that doesn't work, then go to uyour user CP and hit edit options, and you'll see these options......
>>>> Display Options
Visible Post ElementsYou have the option to show or hide various elements of messages, which may be of use to users on slow internet connections, or who want to remove extraneous clutter from posts.
Show Images (including attached images and images in code)
Thread Display Mode
Here you can choose the display mode for threads. For a full explanation of the modes, please view this help page.
Linear - Oldest First Linear - Newest First Threaded Hybrid Thread Display Mode:
Put [B]Oldest First- Linear[/B] in the Thread Display Mode